11-Sep-2013 1:55 PM

Lufthansa Group pax up 3%, load factor also up in Aug-2013; positive RASK development

Lufthansa Group passenger numbers up 3% - traffic highlights for Aug-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 10.1 million, +3.4% year-on-year;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines*: 7.3 million, +3.9%;
    • SWISS**: 1.7 million, +2.4%;
    • Austrian Airlines: 1.1 million, +1.9%;
  • Passenger load factor: 85.4%, +1.6ppts;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines: 84.7%, +1.9 ppt;
    • SWISS: 88.3%, +1.1 ppt;
    • Austrian Airlines: 86.1%, +0.7 ppt;
  • Number of flights: 90,394, -2.8%. [more - original PR]

*Includes LH regional airlines and Germanwings
**Includes Edelweiss Air

Lufthansa Group: "The pricing environment was slightly weaker versus last year due to the higher share of leisure travel during school summer holidays, negative exchange rate effects and the persistent weakness in Asia. The revenue per available seat kilometre (RASK) however developed positively." Source: Company statement, 10-Sep-2013.

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